Continental WinterContact TS 830 P

Continental WinterContact TS 830 P photo, test, review

The Continental ContiWinterContact TS 830P is an Ultra High Performance studless winter tire with asymmetrical tread, designed for passenger cars.

The tyre has been replaced by the Continental WinterContact TS 850 P.

2012 Auto Bild Sportcars Continental WinterContact TS 830P  test

In 2012 experts of the German publication Auto Bild Sportcars have tested the Continental TS 830P at size 225/45 R17 and compared with 8 similar budget and mid-range tires. Also, experts included into the test one reference summer tyre for comparison of results.

test Continental WinterContact TS 830 P review
1st place and the best result in Wet braking. The braking distance was 0.5 meters shorter, than the next tire.
test Continental WinterContact TS 830 P review
7th place in Wet handling. Continental was 2km/h slower, than the leader.
test Continental WinterContact TS 830 P review
5th place in Wet lateral handling. Continental was 0.56 seconds slower, than the leader.
test Continental WinterContact TS 830 P review
4th place in Straight aqua. The float speed was 4.7km/h slower, than the leader.
test Continental WinterContact TS 830 P review
4th place in Dry braking. The braking distance was 1,1 meters longer, than the leader.
test Continental COntiWinterContact TS 830P review
2nd place in Dry handling. Continental was 0.4km/h slower, than the leader.
test Continental WinterContact TS 830P review
7th place in Snow braking. The braking distance was 1 meter longer, than the leader.
test Continental WinterContact TS 830 P review
5th place in Snow handling. Continental was 0.9km/h slower, than the leader.
test Continental WinterContact TS 830P review
5th place in Snow traction.
test Continental WinterContact TS 830P review
2-3rd place in Snow lateral stabilkty.
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8th place in Noise level test.
test Continental COntiWinterContact TS 830 P review
1st place and the best restul in Rolling resistance.

Overall Continental WinterContact TS 830P review

According to the test results Continental took 3rd place and got an expert score “exemplary”.

Main conclusions:

  • The best wet braking distance, but relatively low handling speed.
  • Average straight aquaplanning resistance.
  • Good dry performance.
  • Average positions on the snow, but safety overall and very close to leader.
  • Relatively high noise level.
  • The best rolling resistance.

Similar tires from the test:

1 star2 stars3 stars4 stars5 stars (9 votes, average: 3.78 out of 5)
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